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Criminology and Policing

Abertay University

Content

The BA (Hons) Criminology and Policing degree gives you an in-depth knowledge of contemporary policing and criminal justice. You’ll learn from both academics and invited speakers with real-world policing experience, getting a genuine feel for key issues related to police work.

In the first two years you concentrate on foundations of criminology and sociology.

If you are keen to work for the police, you have the opportunity to apply to be a special constable. This experience puts you in a great position to pursue a career in the police force or to work in the police service after graduation.

Entry Requirements

2024 entry requirements

Standard entry: 4 Highers at ABBB including English or another English based subject plus National 5 English and Maths or Applications of Maths at least at National 4. Biology, Chemistry or Physics will be accepted in place of Maths.

Widening access entry: 3 Highers at BBC including English or another English based subject at B plus National 5 English and Maths or Applications of Maths at least at National 4. Biology, Chemistry or Physics will be accepted in place of Maths.

For entry to second year, you must have 3 Advanced Highers at ABB including English or another English based subject and History or Modern Studies.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

L311

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

School of Business, Law and Social Sciences

Department

Sociology

SCQF Level

10